Jewelry Education

How Much To Spend On A Wedding Ring?
While the Brides’ American Wedding Study reports that the average wedding band cost in 2020 is $1,100, how much you should spend on a wedding ring entirely depends on ...
$10,000 Engagement Ring
While the New York Times reports that most Americans only spend two week’s pay on an engagement ring, a $10,000 budget starts to open opportunities for custom pieces, ...
How Much Is A 1 Carat Diamond?
The price of a 1 carat diamond can vary greatly depending on characteristics of the stone.  Prices may range from $2,000-$25,000. The 4Cs of Diamond Buying all affect ...
Types Of Diamonds
When buying a diamond, most people immediately think of the 4Cs: cut, color, clarity, and carat. While the 4Cs are important, it's also important to decide what type o...
Diamond Chart
Are you considering investing in a diamond ring, but you’re not sure where to start? Whether you’re selecting an engagement ring for the love of your life, or indulgin...
Diamond Color Chart
One of the 4Cs, diamond color describes a diamond’s natural hue under controlled lighting and established viewing conditions. Diamonds are graded using the universal G...
Diamond Clarity I1
Diamond clarity is one of the 4C’s you need to know when buying a diamond. Diamond clarity describes a diamond's imperfections or “inclusions” to assess its grade. Wh...
How To Measure Ring Size
When investing in a beautiful new ring, many people forget the most important factor: getting the correct ring size. While the best way to measure your ring size is by...
Ring Sizer
Before purchasing a new ring, it’s important that you have the correct size to avoid any resizing issues in the future. Unfortunately, most of the methods widely used ...
Are Men And Women Ring Sizes The Same?
While men and women use the same ring size scale, men’s and women’s ring sizes differ greatly. Women usually wear a size between 3 and 9, while men wear a size between...
Mens Ring Size Chart
While men and women use the same ring size scale, men’s ring sizes are much different, typically ranging from a US size 8-14. A correctly fitting ring feels snug witho...
Engagement Ring Vs Wedding Ring
People often mistake wedding rings and engagement rings as the same ring, but they’re actually two different rings. An engagement ring is given to the receiving partne...
How To Wear Wedding Rings
While it’s common tradition in much of the Western world to wear your wedding and engagement rings on the fourth finger of your left hand, there’s no rule against brea...
Engagement Ring Finger
The tradition of wearing your engagement ring on the fourth finger of the left hand dates back to the Roman Empire. Ancient Romans believed this finger had a vein that...
Wedding Ring On Right Hand
While the Western World’s long-standing tradition of wearing your wedding ring on the fourth finger of the left hand is still popular, many people choose to wear their...
How To Clean Rings
Learn how to create an easy-yet-effective DIY ring cleaning kit from the experts at David Alan jewelry. All you need are a few household items and some extra time to l...
How To Clean A Diamond Ring
Learn how to create a convenient DIY diamond ring cleaning kit from the experts at David Alan. All you need are a few household items and some extra time to let your r...
Ring Stuck On Finger
From swollen hands to an incorrect ring size, there are lots of reasons why your ring might get stuck on your finger. Elevate your hand to decrease blood flow, submerg...
Engagement Ring Hand
Tradition in most Western cultures dictates that the engagement ring goes on the fourth finger of the left hand. This tradition dates back to Ancient Rome where people...
$50,000 Engagement Rings
An engagement ring will become the most treasured piece of jewelry in your loved one’s jewelry collection, so investing in a $50,000 quality, one-of-a-kind custom ring...
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